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July 13, 2018

Brisbane local catch-up for young widows and widowers

Our local catch-ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it can […]
July 13, 2018

45% Parenting: a curse of the solo parent

An excerpt from Chris Martin’s blog, Just A Dad Not blowing my own trumpet here, but I reckon I’m doing alright at this parenting gig. Which, […]
June 14, 2018

Social anxiety and grief

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mama. So, I haven’t written in a while. I have wanted to, but kept thinking that it was the same […]
May 30, 2018

Snakes and ladders

An excerpt from Dani Holland’s blog, Three Chicks and a Hen I’m sitting on the train after dropping off my littlest girl at preschool, ready to get […]
May 15, 2018

Mourning guilt

An excerpt from Chris Martin’s blog, Just A Dad.  I haven’t cried in quite some time. I don’t know if that’s a good or bad thing. […]
May 4, 2018

Life… embracing our second chances

By Jo Smith-Hooker Friday, 13 April 2018 Many weeks after Daniel died, Bailey, who was 8 at the time said, “You know what Mummy? I wish […]
May 2, 2018

Brisbane local catch up for widows and widowers

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
April 11, 2018

Introducing Greg Waters’ blog

Introducing Greg Waters’ blog Hello everyone! No need to introduce myself. Who I am is not important. Where I have been, am now, and how I […]
March 30, 2018

The pain of loss… and the loss of pain…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mountain.  July 2015. Next week I will not have held, or been held by my husband for two years.   […]